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Team Cheshire

Team Cheshire is made up of Team Leaders, Subject Matter Specialists, Advisers and Team Members, including 10 District Commissioner who manage Scouting across the County.

Commissioners

Dave Hopley
County Commissioner

Dave’s role is to manage and support the Scout County to ensure it runs effectively and provides good quality Scouting for young people and proactively supports and manages adults.

Val Thomason
Deputy County Commissioner

Val’s role is to support the County Commissioner in managing the Scout County to ensure it runs effectively and provides good quality Scouting for young people and proactively supports and manages adults.

Will Burnham
District Commissioner, Alderley
Alan Wilding
District Commissioner, Chester
Joanne Taylor
District Commissioner, Ellesmere Port & Neston
Neil McAleece
District Commissioner, Knutsford
David Giles
District Commissioner, Macclesfield & Congleton
Oliver Chambers
District Commissioner, Mersey Weaver
Andrew Little
District Commissioner, Mid-Cheshire
Ian Potts
District Commissioner, South West Cheshire
Vacant
District Commissioner, Warrington East
Debbie Phillips
District Commissioner, Warrington West

Programme

Vacant
Deputy County Commissioner for Programme
Vacant
Beaver Scouts (6-8)

This role is to ensure that effective operation of the Beaver Scout Section.

Pam Owen
Cub Scouts (8-10)

Pam’s role is to ensure that effective operation of the Cub Scout Section.

Vacant
Scouts (10-14)

Luke’s role is to ensure that effective operation of the Scout Section.

Graham Proctor
Explorer Scouts (14-17)

Graham’s role is to ensure that effective operation of the Explorer Scout Section.

Ian Turnbull
Network (18-25)

Ian’s role is to ensure that effective operation of the Scout Network Section.

Carol Frain
Top Awards

Carol’s role is to support more young people across the County achieving their Top Awards (Duke of Edinburgh’s and Queen’s Scout Awards)

People

Vacant
Deputy County Commissioner for People
Debbie Phillips
Training

Debbie’s role is to manage of all aspects of the training / learning process for adults within the County.

Roger Owens
Scout Active Support

Roger’s role is to ensure the effective operation of Scout Active Support Units across the County.

Graham Shaw
International

Graham’s role is to promote an international dimension in the youth programme within the County

Hugh Cunning
Activities

Hugh’s role is to work in partnership with leaders in the County to support the safe provision of activities.

Nigel Flatman
Events

Nigel’s role is to work in partnership with Team Cheshire to support the safe operation of major events.

Paul Gibson
Activity Centres

Paul’s role is to lead the daily operation of our Activity Centres, to deliver an excellent guest experience to all visitors.

Vacant
Safety Adviser
Vacant
Safeguarding Adviser

Perception

Vacant
Deputy County Commissioner for Perception
John Duley
Growth & Development

John’s role is to instigate and deliver focussed growth plans and opportunities across the County.

Alex Dodd
County Youth Commissioner

Alex’s role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience in Cheshire and to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities.

David Metcalfe
Inclusivity & Diversity
Vacant
Community Impact
Paul Cook
Media & PR

Paul’s role is to continue to improve the public image of Scouting in Cheshire.

Vacant
Communications
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls